Ed Hume Seeds

Scarlet Nantes Carrot

CARROT Scarlet Nantes


Sweet and tender with cylindrical shape and blunt-tip with bright orange-red color throughout. Very popular variety of carrot for eating fresh or cooked. Approx. 68 days till maturity

Special Directions for Short Season Climates

SOWING: Seed directly into the vegetable garden as soon as soil is workable. Cover seeds with 1/8 inch fine soil.

THINNING: When plants are 2to 4 inches tall thin to 2 inches apart.

SPACING: Rows can be spaced 12 to 18 inches apart or space 2 to 4 inches apart in all directions in a wide row.

GERMINATION: 2 weeks in temperatures of 60 degrees.

Ed's Special Advice

Plant carrots at 2 to 3 week intervals for continuous harvest. Planting can continue until mid July for fall and winter harvest. Carrots are a rich source of many vitamins and minerals.

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